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TRUST VOTING

a right that is vested in one or more people to vote on behalf of shareholders to elect officers to control the activities of a corporation.

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TWO-WITNESS RULE

a rule in some states where the death penalty is used that at least 2 or more witnesses need to testify to a persons guilt.

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TAMPERING WITH A JURY

an attempt to corrupt and intimidate a jury to make it decide the way you want it to.

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TENANTS IN COMMON

See tenancy in common.

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THIRD PARTY CLAIM

a claim for property that is made by a third person who is not a party to a dispute that is in court relating to the property.

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TENANCY IN FEE

a term that is applied to a lease that is renewable indefinitely provided the rent is paid.

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TEMPORARY STAY

a term for a postponement for a limited time.

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TITLE ADVERSE

the term that is applied to a title that is set up in opposition to another title.

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TRUST INVOLUNTARY

This term is applied to a trust that arises from the result of a law that will enforce it being created.

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THREE-JUDGE COURT

the term applied to an appeals court with 3 judges sitting on one case.

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TESTIMONY IMPARTIAL

the term given to evidence that does not favour either party and is offered by a disinterested party.

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TITLE LEGAL

This relates to ownership of property that is seen as sufficient under the law that is different from title recognised under equity rules.

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TRUE BILL

an agreement of a grand jury with a prosecuting attorney that an indictment needs to be made against the accused person. “true bill” is stamped on the document.

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TERRITORIAL WATERS

the term that is applied to the seas that extend from the coast of a state that it has a jurisdiction over.

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TITLE DEFECTIVE IN FORM

used to describe a title that has a defect on its face and the title itself may not have a defect.

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TAKING CASE FROM JURY

This means to direct a verdict where the court grants the motion to sustain the judgement.

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TESTE OF A DEED

See testimonial clause.

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TRUST DIRECT

a clear and definite trust that differs from an implied or a constructive trust.

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TRUST LEGACY

This term describes the legacy to a trustee that is to held for certain beneficiaries.

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TITLE PRESUMPTIVE

the presumed ownership of property that is based on the occupancy of the property rather than the legal right to the title.

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